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Placing Dead Weight Support

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This tip will give you a guideline for locating the supports in your piping system

  • Locate dead weight supports using recommended spacing from the code (B31 etc.).
  • Consider existing support points.
  • Decrease span by half off equipment.
  • Decrease span for concentrated loads.
  • Support concentrated loads.
  • Support offset loads.
  • Decrease span for extra lagging or insulation.
  • Locate supports at changes in direction (no overhung corners, top or bottom of risers).
  • Select type (rigid, spring, or constant support) based on thermal expansion analysis.

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